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Prof. Gontrand Lopez-Nava, MD & PhD

Overview

Dr. Gontrand Lopez-Nava, MD, PhD, is one of the most experienced specialists in Europe and probably in the world, in endoscopic technologies for obesity. He founded the Endoscopy Department of Madrid San Rafael Hospital and later on the Endoscopy department of Madrid Sanchinarro University Hospital. In 2002 started Bariatric Endoscopy until now, where as Head of the Bariatric Endoscopy Unit at HM Sanchinarro University Hospital in Madrid, Spain, he has developed an important experience for more than ten years in proctoring Drs and treating patients in the following Bariatric Endoscopy procedures:
 
Intragastric Balloons: Implantation of different types of Intragastric Balloons,  with more than 3.000 cases done and many papers, lectures and faculty roles
 
Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty (APOLLO Overstich): 400 cases done and 6 papers published. First author of the world in communicate results at 6 months, at 2 years and at 2 years in a multicentric study. First cases done in continents like Europe or Australia, first in countries like Spain, France, Saudi Arabia, Jordan…Faculty and lectures at IFSO; ASGE, SECO, SEPD meetings, etc
POSE procedure and first author in the world to communicate results of weight loss at 1 year in more than 100 cases.
Endobarrier: 100 cases done in  patients with obesity associated to diabetes type II or Metabolic Syndrome.
He is also the Director and Organizer of the four editions of MIBE meeting (Madrid International Bariatric Endoscopy), and the Author of numerous publications in national and international journals, books and Speaker and faculty at numerous national and international conferences.
Madrid, Spain
Gastroenterology
English  /  Spanish  /  French
22 Reviews

Reviews

Global Review
4.7 /5
Pedagogy
4.7 /5
Hospitality
4.6 /5
Knowledge aquired
4.7 /5
Recommendation
4.6 /5
Feb 20, 2020
Memiche R. It was lovely. Thank-you. Dr. Reshat Memiche
Feb 15, 2020
Dr. Majidah B. You guys told us wrong information to come at 2:30 as the course start at 15:00 and apprently the course starts at 16:00 we had to wait for 1:30 hour in the hospital doing nothing
Dec 12, 2019
Dr. Karim G.
Feb 24, 2019
Dr. Altaf Khan A.
Feb 22, 2019
Eliam del Pilar R.
Sep 14, 2018
Dr. MUHANAD M. Outstanding training opportunity. Great educational experience.

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Work Experience

Professor of Medicine
Since 2010
San Pablo CEU University, Madrid
Founder & Head of the Bariatric Endoscopy Unit
Since 2010
Hos​pital Universitario Madrid Sanchinarro
Founder & Head of the Digestive Care and Endoscopy Department
2007 to 2010
Hospital San Rafael y del Hospital Universitario Sanchinarro

Education

Ph.D.
2015
University CEU San Pablo
M.D.
1992
Valladolid University School of Medicine

Pubmed

ENDOSCOPIC SLEEVE GASTROPLASTY FOR OBESITY TREATMENT: TWO YEARS OF EXPERIENCE.
2017
Arquivos brasileiros de cirurgia digestiva : ABCD = Brazilian archives of digestive surgery Read it here Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty for Obesity: a Multicenter Study of 248 Patients with 24 Months Follow-Up.
2017
Obesity surgery Read it here Erratum to: Initial Approach to Childhood Obesity in Spain. A Multisociety Expert Panel Assessment.
2017
Obesity surgery Read it here

Professional Associations

American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) Member Sociedad Española de Cirugía de la Obesidad (SECO) Member Sociedad Española de Patología Digestiva (SEPD) Member

Honors

First in Europe, First in Oceania and first in different countries and cities to perform Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty
2015 to 2018
Premio de la Sociedad Española de Patología Digestiva XXIV Congreso Nacional de la SEPD
1997
Beca del Fondo de Investigación Sanitaria del Ministerio de Sanidad y Consumo
1996

Recent Engagements

Faculty at IFSO, ASGE, SEPD, SECO, SEEDO .
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